|Life of Saint Mary - Fr. Seraphim Beshoner, TOR|
After spending five weeks in Lent dealing with our sinfulness, there is a danger of overly focusing on our sins and of paying insufficient attention to the mercy and grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Thus, the Eastern Church includes a particular remembrance of the life of Saint Mary of Egypt during this penitential season, especially as part of the recitation of the Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete on the Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent and on the Sunday of the Fifth Week of Lent...
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